Zombies of Mass Destruction

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  1. Mok

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7fudSMOva4

    Watched this over the weekend. As much as it rides the line of cheesy political comedy, it didn't really turn me off of the film and I actually found some of it pretty funny. There was a recipe for disaster here but they actually made something quite palatable. Great gore in here for all you CGI haters ;)

    Check it out if you're up for a fun slightly comedic zombie film.
     
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    I saw this earlier this year at FilmOut, the gay/lesbian film festival I help out at. The program director is a big horror fan, and this is probably the closest they'd ever get to a good gay-themed horror film (even if the gay characters are mostly a subplot)

    I thought there were two things going on here: the zombie film, and the social commentary. He was trying for a Romero thing. Sadly, he was never able to seamlessly meld the zombies and the social commentary together like Romero did in his first three zombie films (Night: zombies = mistrust of outsiders. Dawn: zombies = mindless consumers. Day: zombies = military)
     
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    DVD-fanatic-9 And the Next Morning, When the Campers Woke Up...

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    Hellbent received a great deal of positive reviews and that was a gay-themed horror film.
     
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    Workshed a.k.a. Villyan Shit

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    Looks really fun. thanks for the heads-up.
     
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    Hadn't heard of Hellbent, but film festival selections have to be current. Whether or not they showed Hellbent when it was fresh I don't know, as I wasn't working for them at the time.

    But still, a lot of the LGBT attempts at horror are pretty weak. Even the night they showed Zombies of Mass Destruction they also showed Pornography-A Thriller, and that was horrendous. Not in a good way.
     
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    It didn't really work for me,the satire already seemed dated and the zombie comedy aspect wasn't up to the level of a DEAD ALIVE or SHAUN OF THE DEAD.Saying that I can see how some folks might get a kick out of it (it's just not my bag) and the gore was certainly plentiful.
     

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